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Related to shegetz: shkotzim
n. pl. shkotz·im (shkôt′sĭm) Often Offensive
A non-Jewish boy or young man.
[Yiddish sheygets, from Hebrew šeqeṣ, blemish; see šqṣ in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
n, pl shkotzim
1. a non-Jew or Gentile
2. a Jewish youth who does not follow Jewish practices
n., pl. shkotz•im (ˈʃkɔt sɪm)
usage: This term is usually used with disparaging intent. However, it is sometimes a term of affectionate abuse, merely implying that the boy or man has the attitudes, appearance, or other traits of a gentile.—n.
Yiddish: Usually Disparaging. (a term used to refer to a boy or man who is not Jewish.)
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|Noun||1.||shegetz - an offensive term for non-Jewish young man; "why does she like all those shkotzim?"|
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script